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Wei, H, X Song, Y Liu, R Wang, X Zheng, K Butterbach-Bahl, RT Venterea, D Wu, X Ju. 2023. In situ 15N-N2O site preference and O2 concentration dynamics disclose the complexity of N2O production processes in agricultural soil. Global Change Biology.

Toczydlowski AJZ, RA Slesak, RT Venterea, KA Spokas. 2023. Pyrolysis temperature has greater effects on carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry than biochar feedstock when applied to a sandy forest soil. Forest Ecology and Management, 534, 120881

Schaedel M, S Ishii, H Wang, RT Venterea, B Paul, M Mutimura, J Grossman. 2023. Temporal assessment of N-cycle microbial functions in a tropical agricultural soil using gene co-occurrence networks. PLOS ONE, 18(2): e0281442.

Alexander JR, JM Baker, JD Gamble, RT Venterea, KA Spokas. 2023. Spatiotemporal distribution of roots in a maize-kura clover living mulch system: Impact of tillage and fertilizer N source. Soil & Tillage Research, 227, 105590. 


Alexander JR , JM Baker and RT Venterea. 2022. Maize performance in a kura clover living mulch under drought conditions.  Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment6(1), e20329.

Miller LT, TJ Griffis, MD Erickson, PA Turner, MJ Deventer, Z Chen, Z Yu, RT Venterea, JM Baker and AL Frie. 2022. Response of nitrous oxide emissions to individual rain events and future changes in precipitation. Journal of Environmental Quality, 51(3), 312-324.

Venterea RT and DE Rolston. 2022. Aeration.  Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, 2nd edition. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences.


Gurung, R.B, S.M. Ogle, F.J. Breidt, W.J. Parton, S.J. Del Grosso, Y. Zhang, M.D. Hartman, S. Williams, and R.T. Venterea. 2021. Modeling nitrous oxide mitigation potential of enhanced efficiency nitrogen fertilizers from agricultural systems. Science of the Total Environment. 801:149342

Alexander, J.R., J. Spackman, M. Wilson, F. Fernández and R.T. Venterea. 2021. Capture efficiency of four chamber designs for measuring ammonia emissions. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 4(3):e20199.

Venterea, R.T., T.J. Clough, J.A. Coulter, E.F.C. Souza, F. Breuillin-Sessoms, K.A. Spokas, M.J. Sadowsky, S.K. Gupta and K.F. Bronson. 2021. Temperature alters dicyandiamide (DCD) efficacy for multiple reactive nitrogen species in urea-amended soils: Experiments and modeling. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 160, 108341.

Bronson, K.F., D.J. Hunsaker, D.M. El-Shikha, S.M. Rockholt , C.F. Williams, C.M. McMahan, D. Rasutis, K. Soratana and R.T. Venterea. 2021. Nitrous oxide emissions, N uptake, biomass, and rubber yield in N-fertilized, surface-irrigated guayule. Industrial Crops &  Products. 167, 113561.

Souza, E.F.C., C.J. Rosen and R.T. Venterea. 2021. Co-application of DMPSA and NBPT with urea mitigates both nitrous oxide emissions and nitrate leaching during irrigated potato production. Environmental Pollution.

Venterea, R.T., G. Lovett, and P. Groffman. 2021. Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: Landscape scale (valley-wide) soil carbon and nitrogen cycling data, version 1. Environmental Data Initiative.

Solhaug, E., R. Rahul, R.T. Venterea and C. Carter. 2021.  The role of alanine synthesis and nitrate-induced nitric oxide production during hypoxia stress in Cucurbita pepo nectaries. The Plant Journal. 105(3):580-599. 


Venterea, R.T., S.O. Petersen, C.A.M. De Klein, A.R. Pedersen, A.D.L. Noble, R.M. Rees, J.D. Gamble and T.B. Parkin. 2020.  Global Research Alliance N2O chamber methodology guidelines: Flux calculations.  Journal of Environmental Quality. Open access:

De Klein, C.A.M., M.J. Harvey, T.J. CloughS.O. Petersen, D.R. Chadwick and R.T. Venterea. 2020. Global Research Alliance N2O chamber methodology guidelines: Introduction with Health and Safety Considerations. Journal of Environmental QualityOpen access:

Souza, E.F.C., R.P. Soratto, P. Sandaña, R.T. Venterea and C.J. Rosen. 2020. Split application of stabilized ammonium nitrate improves potato yield and nitrogen-use efficiency with reduced application rate in tropical sandy soils. Field Crops Research. 254, 107847.

Anderson, E.L., J. Jang, R.T. Venterea, G.W. Feyereisen and S. Ishii. 2020. Isolation and characterization of denitrifiers from woodchip bioreactors for bioaugmentation application. Journal of Applied Microbiology.

Toczydlowski, A., R.A. Slesak, R.K. Kolka and R.T. Venterea. 2020. Temperature and water-level effects on greenhouse gas fluxes from black ash (Fraxinus nigra) wetland soil in the Upper Great Lakes region, USA. Applied Soil Ecology. 153, 103565. [Download PDF]

Venterea, R.T., J.A. Coulter, T.J. Clough. 2020.  Nitrite accumulation and nitrogen gas production increase with decreasing temperature in urea-amended soils: Experiments and modeling. Soil Biology and Biochemistry142, 107727. [Download PDF]

Toczydlowski, A., R.A. Slesak, R.K. Kolka, R.T. Venterea, A.W. D’Amato and B.J. Palik. 2020. Effect of simulated emerald ash borer infestation on nitrogen cycling in black ash (Fraxinus nigra) wetlands in northern Minnesota, USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 458, 117769, [Download PDF]



Souza, E.F.C., C.J. Rosen and R.T. Venterea, 2019.  Contrasting effects of inhibitors and biostimulants on agronomic performance and reactive nitrogen losses during irrigated potato production.  Field Crops Research, 240, 143-153 [Download PDF]

Alexander, J.R., J. Baker, R.T. Venterea, J. Coulter. 2019. Kura clover living mulch reduces fertilizer N requirements and increases profitability of maize. Agronomy. 9, 432;

Jang, J., E.L. Anderson, R.T. Venterea, M.J. Sadowsky, G.W. Feyereisen and S. Ishi. 2019.  Denitrifying bacteria active in woodchip bioreactors at low-temperature conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:635. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2

Alexander, J.R., R.T. Venterea, J.M Baker and J.A. Coulter. 2019. Kura clover living mulch: Spring management effects on nitrogen. Agronomy. 9, 69; doi:10.3390/agronomy9020069 [Download PDF]



Gollany, H. and R.T. Venterea. Measurements and models to identify agroecosystem practices that enhance soil organic carbon under changing climate. 2018. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:579-587. doi:10.2134.jew2018.05.0213. [PDF]

Eagle, A., Drury, C., Halvorson, A., Hoben, J., Maharjan, B., Parkin, T.B., Robertson, P.G., Smith, D.R., Venterea, R.T. 2018. Data for fertilizer management and environmental factors drive N2O and NO3 losses in corn: A meta-analysis. Purdue University Research Repository. doi:10.4231/R7NS0S57

Staley, C., Breuillin-Sessoms, F., Wang, P., Kaiser, T., Venterea, R.T., Sadowsky, M.J.  2018.  Urea amendment decreases microbial diversity and selects for specific nitrifying strains in eight contrasting agricultural soils. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:634. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00634. [PDF]

Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., Williams, C.F., Thorp, K.R., Rockholt, S.M., Del Grosso, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Barnes, E.M. 2018. Nitrogen management affects nitrous oxide emissions under varying cotton irrigation systems in the desert southwest, USAJournal of Environmental Quality. 47:70-78. doi:10.2134/jeq2017.10.0389[PDF]



Ochsner, T.E., Schumacher, T.W., Venterea, R.T., Feyereisen, G.W., Baker, J.M. 2017. Soil water dynamics and nitrate leaching under corn soybean rotation, continuous corn, and kura clover. Vadose Zone Journal. 16(9). doi:10.2136/vzj2017.01.0028 [PDF] 

Walker, Z.T., Coulter, J.A., Russelle, M.P., Venterea, R.T., Mallarino, A.P., Lauer, J.G., Yost, M.A. 2017. Do soil tests help forecast nitrogen response in first-year corn following alfalfa on fine-textured soils? Soil Science Society of America Journal. doi:10.2136/sssaj2017.06.0183 [PDF]

Griffis, T.J., Chen, Z., Baker, J.M., Wood, J.D., Millet, D.B., Lee, X., Venterea, R.T., Turner, P.A. 2017. Nitrous oxide emissions are enhanced in a warmer and wetter world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1704552114 [PDF]

Martins, C., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Macdonald, C., Anderson, I., Hobbie, S., Venterea, R.T., Reich, P., Singh, B. 2017. Identifying environmental drivers for greenhouse gas emissions under waring and reduced rainfall in boreal-temperate forests. Functional Ecology. 31:2356-2368. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12928 [PDF]

Feyereisen, G.W., Christianson, L.E., Moorman, T.B., Venterea, R.T., Coulter, J.A. 2017. Plastic biofilm carrier after corn cobs reduces nitrate loading in laboratory denitrifying bioreactors. Journal of Environmental Quality. doi:10.2134/jeq2017.02.0060 [PDF]

Breuillin-Sessoms, F., Venterea, R.T., Sadowsky, M., Coulter, J., Clough, T., Wang, P. 2017. Nitrification gene ratio and free ammonia explain nitrite and nitrous oxide production in urea-amended soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 111(1):143-153. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.04.007 [PDF]

Owens, J., Clough, T., Laubach, J., Hunt, J., Venterea, R.T. 2017. Nitrous oxide fluxes and soil oxygen dynamics of soil treated with cow urine. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 81(2):289-298. doi:10.2136/sssaj2016.09.0277 [PDF] 



Feyereisen, G.W., Moorman, T.B., Christianson, L.E., Venterea, R.T., Coulter, J.A., Tschirner, U.W. 2016. Performance of agricultural residue media in laboratory denitrifying bioreactors at low temperatures. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:779-787. [PDF] 

Fernandez, F., Venterea, R.T., Fabrizzi, K. 2016. Corn nitrogen management influences nitrous oxide emissions in drained and undrained soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45(6):1847-1855. doi:10.2134/jeq2016.06.0237 [PDF] 

Turner, P., Griffis, T.J., Mulla, D.J., Baker, J.M., Venterea, R.T. 2016. A geostatistical approach to identify and mitigate agricultural nitrous oxide emission hotspots. Science of the Total Environment. 572:442-449. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.094 [PDF] 

Maharjan, B., Rosen, C., Lamb, J., Venterea, R.T. 2016. Corn response to nitrogen management under fully-irrigated vs. water-stressed conditions. Agronomy Journal. 108(4):1-10. [PDF] 

Turner, P.A., Baker, J.M., Griffis, T.J., Venterea, R.T. 2016. The impact of kura clover living mulch on nitrous oxide emissions in a corn/soybean system. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:1782-1787. doi:10.2134/jeq2016.01.0036 [PDF] 

Turner, P.A., Griffis, T.J., Baker, J.M., Lee, X., Crawford, J.T., Loken, L.C., Venterea, R.T. 2016. Regional-scale controls on dissolved nitrous oxide in the Upper Mississippi River. Geophysical Research Letters. 43:4400-4407. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Coulter, J., Dolan, M.S. 2016. Evaluation of intensive '4R' strategies for decreasing N2O emissions in rainfed corn. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:1186-1195. [PDF] 

Owens, J., Clough, T., Laubach, J., Hunt, J., Venterea, R.T., Phillips, R. 2016. Nitrous oxide fluxes, soil oxygen, and dentrification potential from urine and non-urine treated soil under different irrigation frequencies. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:1169-1177. [PDF]



Venterea, R.T., Coulter, J.A. 2015. Split application of urea does not decrease and may increase nitrous oxide emissions in rainfed corn. Agronomy Journal. 107:337-348. [PDF]

Lundy, M., Pittelkow, C., Linquist, B.A., Liang, X., Van Groenigen, K., Lee, J., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., Van Kessel, C. 2015. Nitrogen fertilization reduces yield declines following no-till adoption. Field Crops Research. 183:204–210.

Pittelkow, C.M., Linquist, B.A., Lundy, M.E., Liang, X., Van Groenigen, K., Lee, J., Van Gestel, N., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., Van Kessel, C. 2015. When does no-till yield more? A global meta-analysis. Field Crops Research. 183:156-168.

Turner, P.A., Griffis, T.J., Lee, X., Baker, J.M., Venterea, R.T., Wood, J.D. 2015. Indirect nitrous oxide emissions from streams within the U.S. Corn Belt scale with stream order. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(32):9839-9843. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., T. Clough, J. Coulter, F. Breuillin-Sessoms, P. Wang and M. Sadowsky. 2015. Ammonium sorption and ammonia inhibition of nitrite-oxidizing bacteria explain contrasting soil N2O production. Scientific Reports. 5:12153. [PDF] 

Pittelkow, C., Liang, X., Lindquist, B., van Groenigen, K., Lee, J., Lundy, M., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., van Kessel, C. 2015. Productivity limits and potentials of the principles of conservation agriculture. Nature. 517:365-368. [PDF]



Lin, X., Spokas, K.A., Venterea, R.T., Zhang, R., Baker, J.M., Feyereisen, G.W. 2014. Assessing microbial contributions to N2O impacts following biochar additions. Agronomy. 4:478-496. [PDF]

Maharjan, B., Venterea, R.T. 2014. Anhydrous ammonia injection depth does not affect N2O emissions in a silt loam over two growing seasons. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43(5):1527-1535. [PDF] 

Snyder, C.S., Davidson, E.A., Smith, P., Venterea, R.T. 2014. Agriculture: Sustainable crop and animal production to help mitigate nitrous oxide emissions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 9-10:46-54. [PDF] 

Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J. 2014. Soil greenhouse gas emissions in response to corn stover removal and tillage management across the US corn belt. BioEnergy Research. 7(2):517-527. [PDF] 

Hatfield, J.L., Venterea, R.T. 2014. Enhanced efficiency fertilizers: A multi-site comparison of the effects on nitrous oxide emissions and agronomic performance. Agronomy Journal. 106(2):679-680. [PDF] 

Maharjan, B., Venterea, R.T., Rosen, C. 2014. Fertilizer and irrigation management effects on nitrous oxide emissions and nitrate leaching. Agronomy Journal. 106(2):703-714. [PDF]



Maharjan, B., Venterea, R.T. 2013. Nitrite intensity explains N management effects on N2O emissions in maize. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 66:229-238. [PDF] 

Griffis, T.J., Lee, X., Baker, J.M., Russelle, M.P., Xhang, X., Venterea, R.T., Millet, D.B. 2013. Reconciling the differences between top-down and bottom-up estimates of nitrous oxide emissions for the US corn belt. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 27:746-754. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T. 2013. Theoretical comparison of advanced methods for calculating nitrous oxide fluxes using non-steady state chambers. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(3):709-720. [PDF] 

Van Kessel, C., Venterea, R.T., Six, J., Adviento Borde, A., Linquist, B., Van Groenigen, K. 2013. Climate, duration, and N placement determine N2O emissions in reduced tillage systems: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology. 19(1)33-44. [PDF]



Post, W.M., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Managing biogeochemical cycles to reduce greenhouse gases. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(10):511. [PDF] 

Cavigelli, M.A., Del Grosso, S.J., Liebig, M.A., Snyder, C.S., Fixen, P.E., Venterea, R.T., Leytem, A.B., McLain, J.E., Watts, D.B. 2013. US agricultural nitrous oxide emissions: context, status, and trends. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10:537-546. [PDF] 

Dijkstra, F.A., Prior, S.A., Runion, G.B., Torbert III, H.A., Tian, H., Lu, C., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and increased temperature on methane and nitrous oxide fluxes: evidence from field experiments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(10):520-527. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Halvorson, A.D., Kitchen, N.R., Liebig, M.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Del Grosso, S.J., Motavalli, P.P., Nelson, K.A., Spokas, K.A., Singh, B.P., Stewart, C.E., Ranaivoson, A., Strock, J., Collins, H.P. 2012. Challenges and opportunities for mitigating nitrous oxide emissions from fertilized cropping systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10(10)562-570. [PDF] 

Decock, C., Chung, H., Venterea, R.T., Leakey, A.B., Six, J. 2012. Elevated CO2 and O3 modify N turnover rates, but not N2O emissions. Journal of Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 51(1):104-114.

Bierman, P., Rosen, C., Venterea, R.T., Lamb, J. 2012. Survey of nitrogen fertilizer use on corn in Minnesota. Agricultural Systems. 109(1):43-52. [PDF] 

Parkin, T.B., Venterea, R.T., Hargreaves, S.K. 2012. Calculating the detection limits of chamber-based soil greenhouse gas flux measurements. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(3):705-715. [PDF] 

Spokas, K.A., Novak, J.M., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Biochar’s role as an alternative N-fertilizer:Ammonia capture. Plant and Soil. 350(1):35-42. [PDF]



Fujinuma, R., Venterea, R.T., Rosen, C.J. 2011. Broadcast urea reduces N2O emissions but increases NO emissions compared with conventional and shallow-applied anhydrous ammonia in a coarse-textured soil. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(6):1806-1815. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Maharjan, B., Dolan, M.S. 2011. Fertilizer source and tillage effects on yield-scaled nitrous oxide emissions in a corn cropping system. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(5):1521-1531. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Hyatt, C., Rosen, C. 2011. Fertilizer management effects on nitrate leaching and indirect nitrous oxide emissions in irrigated potato production. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(4):1103-1112. [PDF] 



Heller, H., Bar-Tal, A., Tamir, G., Venterea, R.T., Chen, D., Zhang, Y., Clapp, E.C., Bloom, P., Fine, P. 2010. Effects of Manure and Cultivation on Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide Emissions from a Corn Field under Mediterranean Conditions. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39(2):437-448. [PDF] 

Hyatt, C.R., Venterea, R.T., Rosen, C.J., Mcnearney, M., Wilson, M.L., Dolan, M.S. 2010. Polymer-Coated Urea Maintains Potato Yields and Reduces Nitrous Oxide Emissions in a Minnesota Loamy Sand. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(2):419-428. [PDF] 

Venterea, R., Dolan, M.S., Ochsner, T.E. 2010. Urea decreases nitrous oxide emissions compared with anhydrous ammonia in a Minnesota corn cropping system. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74:407-418. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T. 2010. Simplified Method for Quantifying Theoretical Underestimation of Chamber-Based Trace Gas Fluxes. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39(1):126-135. [PDF]



Bavin, T., Griffis, T.J., Baker, J.M., Venterea, R.T. 2009. Impact of Reduced Tillage and Cover Cropping on the Greenhouse Gas Budget of a Maize/Soybean Rotation Ecosystem. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 134(3):234-242.

Berryman, E.M., Venterea, R.T., Baker, J.M., Bloom, P.R. 2009. Phosphorous and Greenhouse Gas Dynamics in Drained Calcareous Wetland Soils of Minnesota. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38(5):2148-2159. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Spokas, K.A., Baker, J.M. 2009. Accuracy and Precision Analysis of Chamber-Based Nitrous Oxide Gas Flux Estimates. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73(4):1087-1093. [PDF] 

Gu, C., Maggi, F., Venterea, R.T., Riley, W.J., Hornberger, G.M., Xu, T., Spycher, N., Steefel, C., Miller, N.L., Oldenburg, C.M. 2009. Aqeuous and Gaseous Nitrogen Losses Induced by Fertilizer Application. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 114:GO1006. [PDF] 

Clark, C.M., Hobbie, S., Venterea, R.T., Tilman, D. 2009. Long-lasting effects on nitrogen cycling 12 years after treatments cease despite minimal long-term nitrogen retention. Global Change Biology. 15(7):1755-1766. 

Akdeniz, N., Jacobson, L.D., Hetchler, B.P., Venterea, R.T., Spokas, K.A. 2009. Measurement of nitrous oxide concentrations from Wisconsin dairy barns. An ASABE Meeting Presentation. [PDF]



Burger, M., Venterea, R.T. 2008. Nitrogen Immobilization and Mineralization Kinetics of Cattle, Hog and Turkey Manure Applied to Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 72(6):1570-1579. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Baker, J.M. 2008. Effects of soil physical nonuniformity on chamber-based gas flux estimates. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 72:1410-1417. [PDF] 

Maggi, F., Gu, C., Riley, W.J., Hornberger, G.M., Venterea, R.T., Xu, T., Spycher, N., Steefel, C., Miller, N.L., Oldenburg, C.M. 2008. A mechanistic treatment of the dominant soil nitrogen cycling processes: Model development, testing, and application. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 113:1-13. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Stanenas, A.J. 2008. Profile analysis and modeling of reduced tillage effects on soil nitrous oxide flux. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:1360-1367. [PDF]



Venterea, R.T. 2007. Nitrite-driven nitrous oxide production under aerobic soil conditions: Kinetics and biochemical controls. Global Change Biology. 13:1798-1809. [PDF] 

Baker, J.M., Ochsner, T.E., Venterea, R.T., Griffis, T.J. 2007. Tillage and carbon sequestration: what do we really know? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 118:1-5. [PDF]



Venterea, R.T., Baker, J.M., Dolan, M.S., Spokas, K.A. 2006. Carbon and nitrogen storage are greater under biennial tillage in a Minnesota corn-soybean rotation. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70:1752-1762. [PDF] 

Spokas, K., Wang, D., Venterea, R.T., Sadowsky, M. 2006. Mechanisms of N2O production following chloropicrin fumigation. Applied Soil Ecology. 31:101-109.



Derner, J.D., Schuman, G.E., Jawson, M.D., Shafer, S.R., Morgan, J.A., Polley, H.W., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert Iii, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H., Bunce, J.A., Ziska, L.H., White, J.W., Franzluebbers, A.J., Reeder, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Harper, L.A. 2005. USDA-ARS global change research on rangelands and pasturelands. Rangelands. 27(5):36-42. [PDF] 

Chen, D., Molina, J.E., Clapp, C.E., Venterea, R.T., Palazzo, A.J. 2005. Corn root influence on automated measurement of soil carbon dioxide concentrations. Soil Science. 170:779-787. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Burger, M., Spokas, K.A. 2005. Nitrogen oxide and methane emissions under varying tillage and fertilizer management. Journal of Environmental Quality. 34:1467-1477. [PDF] 

Johnson, J.M., Reicosky, D.C., Allmaras, R.R., Sauer, T.J., Venterea, R.T., Dell, C.J. 2005. Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture in the Central USA. Soil & Tillage Research. 83(1):73-94.

Spokas, K., Wang, D., Venterea, R.T. 2005. Greenhouse gas production and emission from a forest nursery soil: Effects of fumigation with chloropicrin and methyl isothiocyanate. Journal of Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37:475-485. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E., Cardon, Z. 2005. Effects of soil moisture, physical, and chemical characteristics on abiotic nitric oxide production. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 72:27-40. [PDF]



Venterea, R.T., Groffman, P.M., Verchot, L.V., Magill, A.H., Aber, J.D. 2004. Gross nitrogen process rates in temperate forest soils exhibiting symptoms of nitrogen saturation. Forest Ecology and Management. 196:335-349. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Groffman, P.M., Castro, M.S., Verchot, L.V., Fernandez, I.J., Adams, M.B. 2004. Soil emissions of nitric oxide in two forest watersheds subjected to elevated N inputs. Forest Ecology and Management. 196:129-142. [PDF]



Fitzhugh, R.D., Lovett, G.M., Venterea, R.T. 2003. Biotic and abiotic immobilization of ammonium, nitrite, and nitrate in soils developed under different tree species in the Catskill Mountains, New York, USA. Global Change Biology. 9:(11)1591-1601. [PDF] 

Altevogt, A.S., Rolston, D.E., Venterea, R.T. 2003. Density and pressure effects on the transport of gas chemicals in unsaturated porous media. Water Resource Research. 39(3):1061-1071. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Lovett, G.M., Groffman, P.M., Schwartz, P.A. 2003. Landscape patterns of net nitrification in a northern hardwood-conifer forest. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 67:527-539. [PDF]



Venterea, R.T., Groffman, P., Verchot, L., Magill, A., Aber, J., Steudler, P. 2002. Nitrogen oxide gas emissions from temperate forest soils receiving long-term nitrogen inputs. Global Change Biology. 9:346-357. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E. 2002. Nitrogen oxide trace gas transport and transformation: I. Evaluation of data from intact soil cores. Soil Science. 167:35-48. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E. 2002. Nitrogen oxide trace gas transport and transformation: II. Model simulations compared with data. Soil Science. 167:49-61. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E. 2000. Mechanistic modeling of nitrite accumulation and nitrogen oxide gas emissions during nitrification. Journal of Environmental Quality. 29:1741-1751. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E. 2000. Nitric and nitrous oxide emissions following fertilizer application to agricultural soil: Biotic and abiotic mechanisms and kinetics. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. 105:15117-15129. [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Rolston, D.E. 2000. Mechanisms and kinetics of nitric and nitrous oxide production during nitrification in agricultural soil. Global Change Biology. 6:303-316. [PDF]


Book Chapters

Venterea, R.T., Parkin, T.B., Cardebas, L., Petersen, S.O., Petersen, A.R. 2013. Data analysis considerations. In: DeKlein, C., Harvey, M., editors. Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions. New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington, New Zealand. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Parkin, T.B. 2012. Quantifying biases in non-steady state chamber measurements of soil-atmosphere gas exchange. In: Liebig, M., Follett, R., Franzluebbers, A., Editors. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases: Coordinated Agricultural Research through GRACEnet to Address our Changing Climate. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. p. 327-343. [PDF] 

Burger, M., Venterea, R.T. 2011. Effects of nitrogen fertilizer types on nitrous oxide emissions. In: Guo, L. et al., editors. Understanding Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agricultural Management. ACS Symposium Series, Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. p. 179-202. [PDF] 

Parkin, T.B., Venterea, R.T. 2010. USDA-ARS GRACEnet Project Protocols, Chapter 3. Chamber-based trace gas flux measurements. In: Follett, R.F., editor. Sampling Protocols. Beltsville, MD. p. 1-39. [PDF] 

Groffman, P.M., Venterea, R.T., Verchot, L.V., Potter, C.S. 2006. In: Wu, J., Jones, H., Li, H., Loucks, O., editors. Scaling and Uncertainty Analysis in Ecology: Methods and Applications. Landscape and regional scale studies of nitrogen gas fluxes. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. p. 191-203. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T., Hicks, R.J., Lewis, R.F. 1995, Comparison of three lignin degrading fungi for degrading cyclodiene insecticides. In: Bioaugmentation for Site Remediation, eds. Hinchee, R.E., Fredrickson, J., and Alleman, B.C. Battelle Press, Comumbus, Ohio. p. 157-164. [PDF]


Literature Review

Venterea, R.T. 2013. Greening Vermont: The search for a sustainable state. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:1908. [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T. 2009. Book review of Metz, B. et al. (eds) Climate change 2007: Mitigation of climate change, Vol. III of the 4th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press. Journal of Environmental Quality. 28:837. [PDF] 

Rolston, D.E., Venterea, R.T. 1999. Book review of Jarvis, S.C and Pain, B.F., Gaseous nitrogen emissions from grass lands. CAB International, Wallingford, UK,  European Journal of Soil Science. 50:179-180. [PDF]



Mclellan, E., Cassman, K., Sela, S., Van Es, H., Venterea, R.T. Woodbury, P., Tanitto, C. 2016. Nitrogen surplus: An environmental performance indicator for sustainable food supply chains. International Nitrogen Conference.

Feyereisen, G., Moorman, T., Venterea, R.T., Roser, M., Christianson, L. 2014. Optimization of denitrifying bioreactor performance with agricultural residue-based filter media. Meeting Abstract.

Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. Available:

Venterea, R.T., Strock, J., Rosen, C. Agricultural management effects on nitrous oxide gas emissions. 2008. Proceedings of the Lamberton and Outreach Center Soil and Water Management Field Day, Lamberton, MN. August 13, 2008.

Strock, J.S., Magner, J.A., Richardson, W.B., Sadowsky, M.J., Sands, G.R., Venterea, R.T. 2004. Variability of hydrologic regimes and morphology in constructed open-ditch channels. In: Cook, R.A., editor. Drainage VIII. Proceedings of the Eight International Drainage Symposium, March 21-24, 2004, St. Joseph, Michigan. p. 461-468.

Rolston, D.E., Venterea, R.T. 2001. Gaseous loss of oxides of nitrogen from the agricultural nitrogen cycle. Proceedings of the 2001 Dahlia Greidinger Symposium: Fertilizers and Resource Management for Food Security, Quality and the Environment. International Fertilizer Society, Portugal. No. 464. March 2001.  

Moore, A., Venterea, R.T. 1991. Bioremedation of contaminated groundwater in a fixed film bioreactor. Proceedings of New England Environmental Exposition, Boston, MA. 21-23 May 1991.

Venterea, R.T., Findlay, M. 1991. Biofiltration for the treatment of air streams contaminated with jet fuel vapors. Proceedings of New England Environmental Exposition, Boston, MA. 21-23 May 1991.




Ogle, S., Adler, P.R., Breidt, J., Del Grosso, S.J., Derner, J.D., Franzluebbers, A.J., Gleason, R., Liebig, M.A., Linquist, B., Six, J., Vankessel, C., Venterea, R.T., West, T. 2014. Quantifying greenhouse gas sources and sinks in cropland and grazing land systems. In: Eve, M., D. Pape, M. Flugge, R. Steele, D. Man, M. Riley-Gilbert, and S. Biggar (Eds.) Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for Entity-Scale Inventory. Technical Bulletin Number 1939, Office of the Chief Economist, USDA, Washington, DC. pp. 3-1-3-142. (Government Publication). [PDF] 

Venterea, R.T. 2000. Nitrogen oxide gas transformation and transport in agricultural soil: Mechanisms, kinetics and modeling. Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis. p.165. (Ph.D. Dissertation) [PDF].

Lewis, R., Venterea, R.T. 1994. Below-grade bioremediation of chlorinated cyclodiene insecticides. SITE Program Technology Profiles, U.S. EPA, Office of Research and Development, EPA/540/R-94/526. (Technical Bulletin). [PDF]

Venterea, R.T., Findlay, M. 1991. A gas/solid biofilter for treating jet fuel-contaminated vapors. Report to U.S. Air Force Engineering and Service Center, Cambridge Analytical Association, contract no. F08635-88-C0211. (Technical Report). [PDF]

Venterea, R.T. 1990. In-situ biodegradation of electro-osmosis process water. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Lowell. p. 80. (M.S. Thesis). [PDF]